A-ha – take on me (Leaping Ahead #33)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #33: 160202

[A song with a good video (1)]

Due in no small part to the wide-spread coverage of the Steve Barron directed video accompaniment, Norwegian synth-pop reached the No.2 slot in the UK in November 1985 in the form of what would soon become the pin-up glossy forms of Morten Harket, Pal Waaktaar and Mange Furoholmen. The video captivated us as we’d never seen anything quite like it before.

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